National Service, really?

Dave Levy
2 min readJan 29, 2024

There has been a buzz in the press about the potential need for the UK to reintroduce national service due to the increased threats to UK security on the continent of Europe. Wow this will excite certain trotskyists i.e. those who support workers militias, but this is unlikely to happen for two reasons.

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It seems that commentators have forgotten the reason the UK abolished national service is that the army no longer…

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Dave Levy

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